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Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Advice for clinicians on COVID-19 (coronavirus) is here. If you are a member of the public looking for health advice, visit the NHS website or North Yorkshire Public Health. And if you are looking for the latest travel information, and advice about the government response to the outbreak, go to the website.

Last updated: 30 March, 2020 15:59pm

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Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties.

It affects people of all ages and often starts in childhood, although it can also develop for the first time in adults.

There's currently no cure, but there are simple treatments that can help keep the symptoms under control.

You can read more on the NHS website.


For GPs:

North Yorkshire and York Asthma pathway informational video

Green Inhalers informational video

Adult Asthma pathway

Asthma Management Plan – Level One

Asthma Management Plan – Level Two

Asthma Management Plan – Level Three

Asthma Management Plan for children

Home Oxygen

Inhaler Technique videos

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